Online Collection

The Online Collection showcases a selection of our objects for you to discover and explore. This resource will grow as the Museum's Collection is catalogued and computerised, and as new acquisitions are added.

« New search

« Prev - 1 of 1 results - Next »

Coffin of the Unknown Warrior borne in a wagon with a guard of Allied soldiers, 10 November 1920

Photograph, World War One, Peace (1914-1918), 1920.

British and French soldiers and sailors escort the wagon carrying the coffin of the Unknown Warrior on the dockside at Boulogne. The coffin had been guarded by British and French servicemen overnight in the port. After speeches by Marshal Foch and Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh, the coffin was carried on to the destroyer HMS 'Verdun', which then sailed under escort to Dover.

One of six photographs relating to the return the Unknown Warrior from France to England, 1920.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1963-09-169-3


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

Object URL